042, MS M.429, fol. 19v

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Saint Beatus, Presbyter of Liebana

Commentary on the Apocalypse and commentary on the Book of Daniel

Spain, perhaps Toledo
520 x 370 mm

Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1910

MS M.429
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1) Apocalypse: Christ sending Angel to John (Revelation 1:1). 2) Apocalypse: John, Calling.

Zone 1:
Apocalypse: Christ sending Angel to John (Revelation 1:1) -- Christ beardless, seated on bench, flanked by two angels.
Zone 2:
Apocalypse: John, Calling (Revelation 1:1-3) -- Evangelist John seated, twice represented, once with hand touching hand of wingless angel holding book; four trees.
All figures nimbed; starred background.